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Title: Nantucket Pine Tip Moth

Author: Yates, Harry O. III; Overgaard, Nell A.; Koerber, Thomas W.;

Date: 1981

Source: Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 70. [New Orleans, LA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region State & Private Forestry

Publication Series: Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet (FIDL)

Description: The Nantucket pine tip moth, Rhyacionia frustrana (Comstock),4 is a major forest insect pest in the United States. Its range extends from Massachusetts to Florida and west to Texas. It was found in San Diego County, California, in 1971 and traced to infested pine seedlings shipped from Georgia in 1967. The moth has since spread north and east in California and is now found in San Diego, Orange, and Kern Counties (fig. 1).

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Yates, Harry O. III; Overgaard, Nell A.; Koerber, Thomas W. 1981. Nantucket Pine Tip Moth. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 70. [New Orleans, LA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region State & Private Forestry

 


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